Fiji Pearls have been handed a tough draw for the Netball World Cup in Liverpool in July 2019.

The pearls ranked 12th in the International Netball Federation have been drawn with Jamaica, South Africa and Trinidad and Tobago.

Jamaica is seeded 4th with South Africa 5th for next years event.

Commonwealth gold medallists England have been drawn in the same group as Scotland.

They are joined in Group D by Uganda and Samoa following the draw in Nottingham on Saturday.

Northern Ireland, one of eight seeded teams, are in Group A where they face world number one side Australia as well as Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.

The top three teams in each group advance to a second group stage.

The top two teams in the two groups of six in that second phase will then face off in the semi-finals.

The 2019 Netball World Cup will be held from the 12 to 21 July 2019.

Netball World Cup 2019 Draw
Group A Australia Northern Ireland Zimbabwe Sri Lanka
Group B New Zealand Malawi Barbados Singapore
Group C Jamaica South Africa Trinidad and Tobago  Fiji
Group D England Uganda Scotland Samoa

 

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